North Central RTD implements service modifications to Blue Bus schedules two times a year, usually in Spring and Fall. These changes are based on ridership, resources, economic factors and community feedback, allowing us to enhance service for our passengers.
A series of North Central RTD Blue Bus route and schedule modifications occurred on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023. Changes include the following:
270 NM-599 Station
Beginning Monday, Oct. 16, the Blue Bus will rename 270 Turquoise Trail to 270 NM-599 Station. The route will continue to serve NM-599 Rail Runner Station, Military Complex, State Penitentiary Complex, Penitentiay and Detention Center.
275 Turquoise Trail
Beginning Monday, Oct. 16, the Blue Bus will operate the all-new 275 Turquoise Trail route, providing service to Madrid, Los Cerrillos, NM-599 Rail Runner Station, Santa Fe Outlets and Santa Fe Place Mall. The new fare-free service will offer four round trips Monday through Friday.
340 Chile Line
Adjustments to starting and ending times. Northbound buses run between 7:30 a.m. and 4:53 p.m. and southbound buses run between 8:15 a.m. and 5:29 p.m.